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Organiser: Iris Neale
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Meeting   DAY TRIPS 2018

Thursday 18th October Marks & Spencer Archive & Thackray Medical Museum

Change of Details for the October Day Trip
Unfortunately the visit to The Thackray Medical Museum has had to be cancelled. The change is due to circumstances beyond my control.
We will however still visit the Marks & Spencer Archive as arranged, this will now be followed by a visit to
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery & Brotherton Library at Leeds University.

The visit to the Marks & Spencer Archive in Leeds is where you can see the displays of merchandise and documents going back over the 130 year history of the company.
We will also have a talk on the history of fashions at Marks & Spencer, along with coffee/tea & biscuits.

The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery & Brotherton Library.
This houses many varied collections and is currently showing a special exhibition relating to WW1.
Depart Bulkeley Road, Poynton 9.30am and Depart Leeds between 4.00/4.30pm
20.00 per person, FULLY BOOKED

Tuesday 27th November - Dewlay Cheeses Makers & Lunch at Houghton Tower.
We will visit Dewlay Cheeses for a tour of the process of cheese making. You will also be able to have a tasting, followed by tea/coffee.
You will also be able to visit their museum and shop. We will then go on to the magnificent Houghton Tower which was built in 1509. The original house was built in 1109 by the de Houghton family.
Houghton Tower is a Baronial Hall built 650 feet above sea level, from here you can view Lancashire's countryside.
Houghton Tower has had many visitors over the years including William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens and JMW Turner.
It also has a fabulous collection of Dolls Houses.
Lunch and a guided tour are included.
Depart Bulkeley Road 9.30am and Depart Houghton Tower between 3.30/4.00pm
25.00 per person, FULLY BOOKED

Additional charges for Non NT members will be collected on the day of the trip.
In the event of cancellation, if your place can be resold or if the cancellation is made 3 weeks before the trip date monies will be held for you against a future booking.
It is your responsibility to be on the coach, ready for departure at the stated times.
For visits to National Trust properties please remember your current NT membership card.

Payment can be made at General Meetings or directly to Iris.  Find out how using the contact details below.
Please make cheques out to Poynton U3A Social - Please provide your phone number.

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